Monday, March 09, 2009


I've made consumption-safe paint before, but was a bit disappointed in it's dull color and flakiness once dried. When I saw this recipe over at Coordinated Chaos I just knew I had to try it out.

This is another recipe for a finger paint that's entirely safe for consumption. Whether you want your child to enjoy it as a food product or just want to not worry if they do ingest it, this is a great recipe. The colors are vibrant and dry super shiny if still a bit sticky.

Edible Finger Paint
1 can sweetened condensed milk
Assorted food colorings

Divide can of milk between several containers. Add drops of food coloring until desired color is achieved. Paint.


I pulled out some shape sponges for Linus to experiment with. I even have a set of alphabet sponge stamps for letter and word practice when he's a bit older. (It would be a fun way to learn letters and practice spelling words for older kids.)


Jo from Dixie said...

I love the idea of non-toxic, edible fingerpaints. Thank you for sharing. As as always, Linus is absolutely adorable!

Miche said...

I love the sponges! Where did you find the alphabet ones? I'm glad you liked the recipe! It is one of our favorites.